Job Profile SummaryWho we are and what we doWe are a global team spread across the world. We seek to drive tax value across our supply chains, ensuring the group meets its tax obligations, building open and constructive relationships with tax authorities, and supporting our businesses to deliver bp’s vision. Our role in the new finance entityOur tax profile is set to change as we transition to an integrated energy company, amidst a period of broader social and regulatory evolution. We will navigate the changing tax environment to unlock business value and, knowing that our size, scale and the nature of our products mean our tax contributions are often hugely significant for local and national economies, we will seek to maintain and build on the trust and support of policymakers. About this roleThe Tax Advisor reports to the Senior Tax Manager on our Production & Operations team and will provide tax planning and tax advice to the Gulf of Mexico and BPX upstream business, and to the US refineries. The role will assist senior level advisors in providing tax analysis and tax advice to the US upstream businesses and refineries, as well as provide direct support on projects with appropriate level of complexity. You support Production & Operations Tax accountability to ensure tax attributes are correctly represented in business evaluations and that BP Tax complies with tax laws at the federal and state levels. You will be a key contributor to the Production & Operations Tax team and will assist as needed across the range of responsibilities within the team. Job AdvertAccountabilitiesThe person will provide the Production & Operations businesses with tax advice and analysis of U. S. federal income tax law with a focus on tax laws as they relate to oil and gas operations. The person will meet with business personnel to advise and provide counsel on tax matters. The person will assist senior tax advisors in providing tax assurance on investment decisions and work to ensure completed transactions are reported correctly in the federal tax return. The person will support the Tax Operations audit team on inquiries from the fiscal authorities. The person will ensure that Production & Operations businesses are compliant with US federal tax laws and that business is conducted in a tax efficient manner. Essential Education and ExperienceThe successful candidate will have a Juris Doctorate degree with 5 years of relevant tax planning and advisory experience in the oil, gas, and commodity industry. You understand US corporate tax law and have demonstrated experience reviewing, drafting, and negotiating corporate governance and transaction documents as it relates to tax matters. You know the importance of using financial modelling and business drivers and can communicate how they impact and are impacted by US tax requirements. You have excellent analytical skills in the area of US Tax requirements. To succeed in this role, you need excellent writing skills for purposes of internal communication, drafting of corporate and transactional documents and delivering business advice. Of course, you have a strong understanding of financial and tax accounting including excellent analytical skills. What makes you stand outLLM or Tax SpecialtyClient Advisory SkillsFinancial and economic modelling capabilities and understandingEntityFinanceJob Family GroupLegal GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNegligible travelTime TypeFull timeCountryUnited States of AmericaAbout BPFINANCEJoin us in a crucial time of transition. We are bringing all of our finance and procurement activities for the group into one place, enabling better work. For you this means working with us on: Compliance efficiently delivering external reporting requirements to ensure we continue to meet our regulatory obligations in all jurisdictions, supported by robust control environment across all three lines of defence. Stewardship laying out a robust finance framework and providing ongoing management of the balance sheet and portfolio execution, supported by effective advocacy to the market. Performance facilitating the effective allocation of capital, development of business plans and coordination of business performance interventions to ensure a consistent delivery between strategic aspirations, operational forecasts and delivered outcomes. Furthermore, you will be responsible for value creation through mergers and acquisition-led deals, commercial negotiations and integration of business opportunities. Transformation driving digital transformation (centralising, digitising, optimising) across all elements of the finance entity to achieve sector-leading cost-performance. Legal disclaimerIf you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test(and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. The drug screen requires a hair test for which BP must be able to obtain a sufficient hair sample for analysis ( 4 cm/1 scalp, or > 2 cm/ body arms & armpits/legs/chest)As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, BP is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning or any other protected group status. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us or have one of your representatives contact us at PeopleCareHouston@bp. com; or by telephone at 833 478 7480 8am-5pm CST/CDT Monday-Friday. Read the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the poster supplement – for more information about Equal Employment Opportunities. (Spanish version)BP is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. View our policy statement. Estimated Salary: $20 to $28 per hour based on qualifications.